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There are two cooler lines on the left side of the radiator. What is being cooled by these lines?

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Passenger side is the transmission lines and the driver's side is the oil cooler lines.
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How do I remove my radiator from my 2000 Lincolncontinental

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2. Drain the engine cooling system.
  3. Remove engine air cleaner.
  4. Remove the upper radiator hose from the water bypass tube.
  5. Remove the upper radiator supports.
  6. Remove the radiator overflow hose from the radiator.

7.Remove the upper radiator hose and two clips from the fan shroud.
8. Remove the transmission fluid cooler lines from the fluid cooler inlet and outlet fittings.
9. Disconnect the engine control sensor wiring from the auxiliary electric cooling fan motor.

Support the A/C condenser core and bracket.

10. Remove the nuts retaining A/C condenser core to the radiator.

11. Raise the vehicle on a hoist.
12. Remove the radiator air deflector.

26003867-whqtqzmdhjettns5tbwoqqce-3-3.gif 13. Remove the lower radiator hose (8286) from the radiator.
14. Remove the bumper cover pin-type retainers.

15 .Remove the power steering/transmission fluid cooler and position the cooler aside.
16. Support the fan shroud, radiator and the radiator support.
17. Remove the bolts and the left side radiator support.
18. Remove the bolts and the right side radiator support.
19. Lower and remove the fan shroud, radiator and the radiator support from the vehicle.
20. Remove the upper radiator hose from radiator.
21. Remove the two bolts and the fan shroud from the radiator.
22. Installation is the reverse of the removal procedure.

Dec 12, 2015 | Cars & Trucks

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It doesn't matter. But usually the left side of the cooler lines go with the left side of the radiator. Cooler lines run both ways, unless you deal with Dodge, stupid check valves. I take them out....

Apr 29, 2014 | 2002 Mitsubishi Lancer

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How do i remove radiator

What type of engine is in this car. i can tell you this, the radiator removal on this car is not an easy one, let me see if engine size makes a difference.okay here we go,remove the negative cable from the jumper terminal or battery.
1) drain cooling system.
2) remove radiator upper cross member.
3) remove the upper and lower radiator hoses
4) remove the transmission hoses from cooler
5) remove oil lines from cooler if it has them,
6) remove connector from cooling fans and then remove fans.
7) remove the a/c condenser bolts located on the front of radiator.
8) remove fastener holding bracket for transmission cooler lines to left side of radiator. left side is driver side.all views are done from inside car.
9) lift a/c condenser upward to disconnect from radiator and then set back down on lower cross member. no need to open or discharge a/c system,
10) lift radiator up and out , careful not to damage lines or condenser.
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May 28, 2012 | 2003 Chrysler 300M

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We need to know if the radiator has an enigine oil cooler in it so we know which one to buy

if you get under the car on the driver side were the oil filter is and look were the filter screw onto the motor,if you see 2 large lines coming from the plate that the filter screws onto going to the front of the motor and attach to the lower rad then you have an engine oil cooler in the radiator.there will be lines that come from the transmission to the radiator that are considerably smaller.

Sep 16, 2011 | 1994 GMC Safari

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How to remove radiator from my 2000 chrysler 300

Radiator Removal & Installation To Remove:
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions in the beginning of this section.
  2. Disconnect negative cable.
  3. Drain cooling system.
  4. Remove or disconnect the following:
    • Radiator upper crossmember
    • Upper and lower coolant hoses from the radiator
    • Transmission hoses from cooler
    • Engine oil cooler lines (if equipped)
    • Radiator fan electrical connector and fan assembly
    • Condenser mounting screws located at the front of the radiator
    • Transmission cooler line bracket from left side of radiator
  5. Lift condenser upward enough to disengage upper mounting clips. Allow condenser to rest on lower radiator crossmember.
  6. Lifted radiator from engine compartment.
To Install:
  1. Seat the radiator assembly lower rubber isolators into the mounting holes in radiator lower support.
  2. Attach air conditioning condenser to radiator
    • Torque to 45 inch lbs. (5 Nm)
  3. Install or connect the following:
    • Radiator lower hose
    • Transmission cooler line bracket and transmission hoses
      1. Torque to 28 inch lbs. (3 Nm)
    • Radiator fan and electrical connector
    • Engine oil cooler lines (if equipped)
      1. Torque to 160 inch lbs. (18 Nm)
    • Radiator upper hose
    • Radiator upper support crossmember
    • Negative cable
  4. Fill cooling system with coolant.
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Aug 03, 2010 | 1999 Chrysler 300M

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How to change radiator

Radiator REMOVAL & INSTALLATION Cirrus, Sebring Convertible, Stratus and Breeze CAUTION
Do not open the radiator draincock or remove the radiator cap when the cooling system is hot and under pressure. This can cause serious burns from hot, pressurized coolant. Allow a sufficient amount of time for the cooling system to cool down before opening up the system. NOTE: The radiator uses plastic tanks. Plastic tanks, while stronger than brass, are subject to damage by impact, such as slipped wrenches. Use care when working around these radiators.
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable from the left strut tower. The ground cable is equipped with an insulator grommet, which should be placed on the stud to prevent the negative battery cable from accidentally grounding.
  2. Remove the air inlet resonator.
  3. Place a large drain pan under the radiator drain plug. Drain and properly contain engine coolant. NOTE: To open the drain plug on models equipped with a 2.5L engine, use a 3⁄8 inch drive extension 3 inches (7.6cm) long and a 19mm socket with universal joint. The drain plug can also be accessed by removing the right front fog light in the front lower bumper fascia.
  4. Remove the upper radiator crossmember as follows:
    1. Remove the push-in mounting fasteners securing the front fascia/grille unit to the radiator support crossmember.
    2. Remove the mounting bolts securing the support braces to the bottom of the crossmember.
    3. Remove the bolts securing the crossmember to the radiator closure panel.
    4. Remove the mounting nuts attaching the hood latch to the radiator crossmember. Remove the crossmember from the vehicle. Fig. 2: Using a small flat bladed tool, pry up the center portion of the plastic front grille/fascia retainers, then pull them out 90903p02.jpg
      Fig. 3: To aid in a straight reassembly, matchmark the washer screws to the radiator crossmember using a marker 90903p03.jpg
      Fig. 4: Remove the radiator crossmember mounting fasteners 90903p04.jpg
      Fig. 5: Remove the mounting bolts for the hood lock latch mechanism 90903p01.jpg
      Fig. 6: Remove the radiator support crossmember 90903p08.jpg
      NOTE: The following step and associated photos describe original type hose clamps. Some vehicles may instead have a worm gear type clamp, which can be loosened with a screwdriver.

  5. Using pliers, compress the tabs on each hose clamp, then slide the clamp a few inches away from the hose end. Carefully twist and pull the hoses from the radiator.
  6. Disconnect the engine block heater wire, if equipped.
  7. Disconnect and plug the transaxle cooler lines, if equipped.
  8. Remove screw attaching support bracket for external transaxle cooler lines to the left side of the radiator, if equipped. Fig. 7: Relieve the tension from the hose clamp, then disconnect the upper coolant hose at the radiator 90903p09.jpg
    Fig. 8: If equipped with an automatic transaxle, loosen the hose clamp and disconnect the transmission fluid cooler hose 90903p14.jpg
    Fig. 9: Remove the mounting fasteners that retain the fluid and refrigerant line support brackets to each side of the radiator/condenser assembly 90903p05.jpg
    Fig. 10: Disengaging the cooling fan electrical connector 90903p18.jpg

  9. Remove the screw attaching the support bracket for air conditioning lines from the right side of the radiator. Remove the support bracket.
  10. Unplug the cooling fan wiring.
  11. Remove the air conditioning condenser mounting screws. Use care when working around the air conditioning condenser. Avoid bending the condenser inlet tube. Care should be taken not to damage the radiator or condenser cooling fins or water tubes during removal. It is not necessary to discharge the air conditioning system to remove the radiator. Fig. 11: Access to the lower radiator cooling hose (1) and lower left side A/C condenser-to-radiator mounting fasteners (2) is possible after removal of the left fog light 90903p12.jpg
    Fig. 12: Access to the lower transmission fluid cooler line (1) and lower right side A/C condenser-to-radiator mounting fasteners (2) is possible after removal of the right fog light 90903p13.jpg
    Fig. 13: Remove the A/C condenser-to-radiator mounting fasteners 90903p16.jpg
    Fig. 14: Unclip the A/C line from the cooling fan module 90903p15.jpg
    Fig. 15: Remove the radiator assembly from the vehicle 90903p07.jpg

  12. Carefully remove the radiator from the vehicle. The cooling fan/shroud assembly can be separated from the radiator at this time. To install:
  13. If separated, install the cooling fan/shroud assembly to the radiator unit.
  14. Lower the radiator and fan module (assembly) into position. Seat the radiator assembly lower isolators in the mount holes provided.
  15. Install the air conditioning condenser mounting screws and tighten to 45 inch lbs. (5 Nm).
  16. Connect the radiator hoses and tighten the hose clamps to 22 inch lbs. (2.5 Nm). Be sure the hoses do not interfere with the accessory drive belt, and be sure the upper hose clamp does not interfere with the hood liner.
  17. Connect the cooling fan wiring.
  18. Connect the transaxle cooler lines to the radiator, if equipped.
  19. Install the upper radiator crossmember as follows:
    1. Place the radiator crossmember into the vehicle in proper position.
    2. Install the hood latch to the radiator crossmember. Install and tighten the hood latch mounting nuts.
    3. Install and tighten the crossmember-to-radiator closure panel mounting bolts.
    4. Install and tighten the mounting bolts that secure the support braces to bottom of the radiator crossmember.
    5. Install the push-in mounting fasteners holding the front fascia/grille unit to the radiator crossmember.
  20. Connect the engine block heater, if equipped.
  21. Install the air inlet resonator.
  22. Fill the cooling system with the correct type and amount of engine coolant.
  23. Reconnect the negative battery cable. Start the engine and allow it to idle until it reaches full operating temperature. Check the cooling system for correct fluid level and top off if necessary.

Aug 03, 2010 | 2000 Dodge Stratus

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Radiator is leaking, on the drivers side of car. 2002 Chevy Avalanche, 4 wheel drive trcuk. One owner, 106000 miles on it.

Removal & Installation To Remove:
To avoid being burned, do not remove the radiator cap or surge tank cap while the engine is on or is still hot. The cooling system will release scalding fluid and steam under pressure if radiator cap or surge tank cap is removed while the engine and radiator are still hot.
If the vehicle's coolant is low, drained out, or has repeatedly needed coolant or water added to the system, then the system should be completely flushed.
  1. Before servicing the vehicle refer to the precautions at the beginning of this section.
  2. Drain the cooling system.
  3. Remove or disconnect the following:
    • Inlet hose from the radiator
    • Radiator outlet hose from the radiator
    • Lower fan shroud
    • Surge tank hose
    • Vent inlet hose from the radiator
    • Surge tank hose
    • Engine oil cooler lines from the radiator
    • Transmission oil cooler lines from the radiator Remove the radiator chevy_sub25_02-04_rad_rem.gif

    • Radiator bolts
    • Radiator from the vehicle
To Install:
  1. Install or connect the following:
    • Radiator to the vehicle
    • Radiator bolts and tighten the bolts, Torque to: 18 ft-lbs (25 Nm)
    • Engine oil cooler lines to the radiator
    • Transmission oil cooler lines to the radiator
    • Radiator vent inlet hose to the radiator
    • Lower fan shroud
    • Outlet hose to the radiator
    • Inlet hose to the radiator
  2. Fill the cooling system.
  3. Test drive the vehicle to confirm the repairs.
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Jul 21, 2010 | 2002 Chevrolet Avalanche

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Radiator replace

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  1. Drain the coolant.
  2. Disable the SIR.
  3. Move the forwarding discriminating sensor out of the way.
  4. Remove the air cleaner assembly.
  5. Remove the cooling fans.
  6. Disconnect the radiator inlet hose from the radiator.
    1. Disconnect the radiator outlet hose from the radiator.
    2. Disconnect the engine oil cooler lines from the right radiator end tank.
    3. Disconnect the transmission oil cooler lines from the left radiator end tank.
    4. Remove the left and the right engine torque struts.
      1. Remove the upper radiator support screws.
      2. Remove the radiator from the vehicle. Lift the radiator up and out. INSTALLATION PROCEDURE
        1. Install the radiator to the vehicle.
        2. Install the upper radiator support screws. Tighten the bolts to 6 Nm (53 inch lbs.). NOTICE: Refer to Fastener Notice in Service Precautions.
        3. Install the transmission oil cooler lines to the radiator. Tighten the transmission oil cooler line fittings to 27 Nm (20 ft. lbs.).
        4. Connect the engine oil cooler lines to the radiator. Tighten the engine oil cooler lines to 18 Nm (13 ft. lbs.).
        5. Install the left and the right engine support torque struts.Connect the radiator outlet hose to the radiator.
          1. Connect the radiator inlet hose to the radiator.
          2. Install the cooling fans.
          3. Install the air cleaner assembly.
          4. Install the forward discriminating sensor.
          5. Enable the SIR.
          6. Refill the coolant.
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How to install trans cooler

actually just installed in fron of the radiator it should come with some kind if zip ties or something to atached to radiator the look for the transmission cooling lines most of time they are like 5/16 to 3/8 of an inch thick and they are atached on the side of radiator, then get transmission cooling roober line and continue the lines to the cooler and also get 4 hose clamps to install on the hoses ends

May 19, 2008 | 1993 Mercury Sable

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